Krista Siegfrids and Roope Salminen to host UMK 2016
HELSINKI, FINLAND – Krista Siegfrids, the Finnish representative at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, will host next year’s Finnish national final UMK. Krista will share her hosting duties with 2015 host Roope Salminen. The line-up for UMK 2016, which gives young aspiring artists a chance to represent Finland at Eurovision, will be known on January 12 following a week-long song submission period in September. The national selection begins on February 6.
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Krista Siegfrids won UMK 2013 and went on to represent Finland in Malmo. She came 24th in the final with the song “Marry me”. Her song peaked at number 19 on the Finnish charts.